• Abbott Could Face a $1 Billion Whistleblower Fine
  • U.S. Seeks Novartis Records for 80,000 Possible Kickback Events
  • Sleep Apnea Mask Maker to Pay $34.8 Million for Kickbacks
  • Does Private Insurance Do It Better?
  • Fraud Against the Handicapped
  • New York Recovers Taxes Under States FCA

 

FCA | Abbott, Novartis. Anthem, pricing, stents, kickbacks, Eric Schneiderman

“Today’s ruling is an important victory that clears the way for our office to seek nearly $400 million in back taxes and penalties from Sprint . . . [T]here has to be one set of rules for everyone, no matter how rich or how powerful, and that includes the biggest corporations paying their fair share of taxes. When companies dodge taxes, it puts honest competitors at a disadvantage and shifts the burden to other New Yorkers.”

State FCA | Eric Schneiderman

The New York Court of Appeals dealt a resounding blow to Sprint-Nextel Corporation's motion to dismiss a 2011 whistleblower-initiated suit filed under the New York State False Claims Act that alleges the telecommunication company deliberately under-collected and  underpaid millions of dollars in NY state and local taxes on flat-rate access charges for wireless plans.

State FCA | Eric Schneiderman, NY State False Claims Act, David Koenigsberg

August was a busy month for Incentivized Integrity Programs.

FCA | Eric Schneiderman, New York False Claims Act, DoJ, IRS Whistleblower Office, Swiss Bank Program

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced an $8 million settlement with five defendants stemming from a whistleblower complaint filed under the New York state False Claims Act. The suit alleged that SpecialCare Hospital Management Corporation and 4 other defendants, defrauded Medicaid and Medicare by illegally referring patients to unlicensed drug and alcohol treatment in exchange for kickbacks.

State FCA | New York False Claims Act, Eric Schneiderman, David Koenigsberg, State Success

This Week in Fraud is a peek into the world of whistleblowing and incentivized integrity programs. Each week we highlight important case settlements, industry developments, and general points of interest. Take a moment and see what is happening this week in fraud. 

FCA | Eric Schneiderman, Preet Bharara, Adventist Health Systems, Halifax, Good Jobs First

This Week in Fraud is a peek into the world of whistleblowing and incentivized integrity programs. Each week we highlight important case settlements, industry developments, and general points of interest. Take a moment and see what is happening this week in fraud. 

FCA | Eric Schneiderman, Gregory E. Demske, International Relief and Development Inc, Julie Grohovsky

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman proposed The Financial Frauds Whistleblower Act this week that would provide financial compensation to whistleblowers who voluntarily report fraud in their industry, and whose tips lead to more than $1 million in penalties or settlement proceeds.

Investigation | Eric Schneiderman, New York, bank fraud

This Week in Fraud is a peek into the world of whistleblowing and incentivized integrity programs. Each week we highlight important case settlements, industry developments, and general points of interest. Take a moment and see what is happening this week in fraud. 

FCA | Eric Schneiderman, Lance Armstrong, Forbes, Illinois, false claims act

TAFEF Integrity in Goverment Awards 2012

FCA | awards, Preet Bharara, Eric Schneiderman, New York